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Naqvi launched last ditch attempt to save Abraaj

The founder submitted a plan in August that included giving up carry and disposing of assets over several years, according to documents seen by PEI.

UK regulator taps USS exec to drive fee template adoption

The Cost Transparency Initiative – which covers around £180bn of scheme assets – will run a pilot phase to test the new templates and supporting materials until January 2019.

Monitor Clipper’s Evans is on a mission to get more women into PE

The CFO of Monitor Clipper Partners is doing her bit to redress the industry’s problem with diversity.

Ineffective GP-LP reporting ‘hurts’ private equity

Complexity, opacity and a lack of standardisation have slowed efforts to improve reporting, a conference has heard.

The value of diversity

Diversity is now recognised as a value-creation driver. Watch market participants talk about what can be done and read the seven steps you need to take to ensure an inclusive workplace.

Carlyle makes diversity a priority with new hire

The private funds manager hired Kara Helander from BlackRock to lead the effort for a more diverse and inclusionary workplace.

Why ILPA has gender inequality in its crosshairs

Under-representation of women can have serious consequences in private equity.

Africa ‘far ahead’ in ESG

Buttressed by a hefty proportion of capital and expertise provided by development finance institutions, African GPs are a force for sustainable change.

High fees remain biggest barrier to private markets – survey

Other obstacles include lack of in-house expertise, difficulty finding good managers and challenges executing co-investments, according to bfinance.

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